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Sexual Health


Omar Durrani, MD

Hormone Replacement Therapy Specialist & Urologist located in Houston, TX

Sexual intimacy is an important part of your life, but many issues can interfere with your sexual health. At DurraniMD in Houston, Texas, fellowship-trained and award-winning urologist Omar Durrani, MD, provides comprehensive and compassionate sexual health assessments and counseling for men and women. Whether you have erectile dysfunction, libido loss, or painful sexual intercourse, he can help. Call the office or schedule a consultation online today.

Sexual Health Q & A

What are common sexual health issues?

Up to 70% of intimate couples have a sex-related problem at least once during their relationship. Some of the most common sexual health issues include:

  • Libido loss
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Decrease female arousal
  • Painful sex
  • Delayed or absent orgasm
  • Premature ejaculation 

Many physical and psychological problems can disrupt the sexual response cycle. For example, high blood pressure is a prevalent contributing factor to erectile dysfunction. 

When should I talk to a doctor about my sexual health?

Almost everyone has an occasional issue with sex, ranging from a temporarily reduced libido to erectile dysfunction or failure to orgasm. Stress, overeating, and other issues can get in the way of your sex life but typically resolve quickly.

You should make an appointment with Dr. Durrani if you have sustained sexual health issues that affect your quality of life in any way — from your intimacy with your partner to your self-confidence. 

Dr. Durrani understands that sexual health issues are personal and sensitive. He provides a compassionate and confidential place to talk about your concerns and develops a customized treatment plan developed specifically for you.

How are sexual health issues diagnosed?

After reviewing your symptoms, lifestyle, and medical history, Dr. Durrani completes a physical exam. He also uses blood tests and urinalysis to check for underlying health issues that could affect your sexual health. 

In some cases, he might use ultrasound or other diagnostic imaging tests to collect more information about your symptoms. 

How are sexual health issues treated?

At DurraniMD, Dr. Durrani creates personalized treatment plans to address your specific sexual health issues. Depending on your concerns and the underlying cause of your sexual dysfunction, your treatment plan may include:

  • Lifestyle changes
  • Weight loss
  • Medication 
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Pelvic physical therapy

Dr. Durrani might combine therapies to address your issue from several angles. For example, you might need to treat an underlying health issue with medication while also making healthier lifestyle choices to resolve your issue. 

If sexual dysfunction interferes with your relationship, confidence, or quality of life, call DurraniMD or make an appointment online today for expert diagnosis and treatment.